Index
Abolitionists: Douglass, Frederick, rela-
tionship with, 14-15, 76-77; Garriso-
nians, 73, 74, 78, 80-81, 90, 96, 99;
gradual abolition, 61, 316-17 n.54;
racism of, 77; slave as representative
symbol, 90
Adams, Abigail, 17-18
Adams, John: indigenes and, 18; mar-
riage of, 17-18; Marshall, appoint-
ment of, 21
Addams, Jane, 342-43
n.2:~
"Address on the Philippine Question"
(James),
345 n.40, 349 n.66
African Americans: Americanization of,
191; caulking industry in mid-
nineteenth century, 87-88; color-line,
190,215-16,220,222,227,228;
construction of personhood, 178; cul-
tural nationalism, 212; discovery of
one's own blackness, 186-87,211;
employment in mid-nineteenth cen-
tury, 87-88; exclusions from person-
hood, 20, 43, 53, 172; fabrication of
persona, 241; genius, development of,
212; inferiority of race alleged as basis
for slavery, 63; Jim Crow laws, 174,
226, 232; narratives,
11,
74-105 pas-
sim, 172-236 passim; Pan-Negroism,
211-12,214; race pride, 211; race
suicide concept, 173, 245-46; sex-
uality, white persons' fear of, 9, 173,
184,210; as threats to whites, 42;
Union, place in, 93; Veil as metaphor
for racial separation, 181-90, 206,
213,217-36; women authors, 108,
156-71. See also Freed slaves; Freed
slaves in literature
Alexander, William T.: History ofthe Col-
ored Race in America, 189
Amalgamation: blacks and whites, 42,
162-63; anti-amalgamation senti-
ment, 42, 46, 53, 68; defined, 38;
Douglas, Stephen A., imagery of, 58-
60; indigenes and whites, 26; Lincoln
on, 72
American Board of Commissioners for
Foreign Missions, 37
American identity. See Identity, Ameri-
can
The American Instructor (Webster), 102,
104
Americanization: of African Americans,
191; family and, 246-248; of immi-
grants, 243, 246-53. See also Assim-
ilation; Naturalization
American Journal ofSociology, 194, 211,
214
American literature. See National litera-
ture
The American Nation (Hart), 173
American Negro Academy, 207, 214, 216
American Revolution: Cherokee Re-
moval policy and, 43; new community,
formation of and identity,S
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